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Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Surface Water Waves

13 Aug--31 Aug 2001

Organisers: Dr SE Belcher (Reading), Professor TJ Bridges (Surrey), Dr SG Sajjadi (John C. Stennis Space Center)

Geometry, Oceanography and Overview

Friday 17 August

Session Chair: CC Mei (MIT)
12:00 DD Holm (Los Alamos) Hamilton's principle asymptotics, geodesic flows and Euler-Poincare structure of shallow water dynamics
14:00 M Banner (New South Wales) A new perspective on wave breaking in deep water
14:45 V Shrira (Keele) Three-dimensional patterns on the ocean surface
15:30 Tea  
16:00 JCR Hunt (UCL) Review of the week and future directions
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